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    • Civil War in Colorado

    • Views of bomb damage at a railroad depot in Independence (Pitkin County), Colorado; men with rifles walk by railroad tracks and tents. People look at the building damaged by dynamite as part of a labor dispute. Men gather around the bodies of men...
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    • 1904 June 25
    • Wolf Tongue Mine, Nederland

    • A miner stands next to a box of explosives in a tunnel at the Wolf Tongue Mine, a tungsten mine, in Nederland (Boulder County), Colorado. The man wears a hard hat with a head lamp, holds a stick of dynamite and stands beside a wooden box that...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / loading from ground under deck - right side

    • Men in hard hats place dynamite in a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; modular pipe shoring is by a dynamite crate with letters: "DuPont."
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Original tunnel of the Doric stored dynamite

    • View of the entrance to the abandoned Doric Mine near Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. A pile of rocks and boulders is nearby.
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    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • WPCD Priming stick of powder in powder house

    • Interior view of an explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. A man inserts a fuse into dynamite; crate reads: "Dupont." A calendar,...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • 1941, March
    • Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Colo

    • A miner inserts dynamite into an interior ceiling at the Camp Bird Mine (Ouray County) Colorado; crates read: "Dupont Explosives."
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    • [between 1933 and 1940?]
    • West half burned 3 days after east half

    • View of two images: top image includes second fire on April 29, 1896, as it streaks across town and an explosion occurs from dynamite stored at El Paso Livery and Stable; lower image includes aftermath from second fire, debris and rubble and...
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    • [1896]
    • Demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack

    • Photograph taken during the demolition of the Omaha-Grant Smelting Company smoke stack located in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Crowds of spectators stand watching the dust settle. The smoke stack was originally built in 1892...
    • Tovatt, Harold.
    • 1950 February 20
    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
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    • Denver Ordnance Plant, interior, TNT house

    • Interior view shows a construction worker inside a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The man wears overalls and a cap with a possible...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1941?]
    • City Hall after explosion

    • View of destruction caused by a dynamite blast used to create a fire break during the 1893 fire in central business district, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado; shows a large hole in the side of the old City Hall; building...
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    • 1893
    • Denver Ordnance Plant, TNT storage house

    • Construction workers excavate a trench near a dynamite house at the Denver Ordnance Plant (Remington Ordnance Plant, later Denver Federal Center) in Lakewood (Jefferson County), Colorado. The men wear work clothes and hard hats. The bunker is a...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1941?]
    • WPCD exterior powder house

    • View of a mine explosives shed at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. Crates of dynamite by snow and the corrugated metal building read: "Dupont...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [1941?]
    • WPCD loaded face

    • View of a tunnel charged with dynamite at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Mine in the Platoro Mining District, Colo

    • Men pose by a mine entrance in the Platoro District near Stunner (Conejos County), Colorado; one leans on an ore car. Sticks of dynamite are on the ground; tailings and a shed are up the hill.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner operates an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, Colorado, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner stands on a drill steel wedged between the rock faces of the hanging wall and the foot wall. A...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Underground drilling with machine drill

    • A miner squats down to operate an air drill called a stoper or a "wiggle tail" in a gold mine in Gilpin County, probably in the 1880s or 1890s. The miner leans against a thick rock wall. Smaller rocks stand in a pile in the dark background. The...
    • Kemp, Donald Campbell, 1889-1975.
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]
    • Taos

    • View of a street in Taos, New Mexico, during a festival; shows well-dressed men, women, and children, including a nun. Cars and wagons are parked; signs read: "The Ideal Hat," and "Dupont Red Cross Dynamite."
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Artillery used during prison riot 75 millimeter fielpiece.

    • Chained to a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a wheel-mounted artillery, 75 millimeter field piece from the National Guard firing range in Golden. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to...
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    • 1929
    • Flood up Bear Creek

    • Men pose beside a log balanced on a large rock in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. A sign on the log reads: "If You Knew How This Log Come Here [sic] You Would Camp On High Ground." The men on the rock have sledgehammers, probably to...
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    • 1895?
    • Mining, Platoro district

    • Miners pose near the entrance to an unidentified mine, Platoro District, Conejos County, Colorado. One of the men leans on an ore cart, sticks of dynamite are on the ground, and tailings are above the group.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • I helped to build Pikes Peak rail co.

    • A burro stands on the railroad bed of the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway Company, on Pikes Peak in El Paso County, Colorado. He carries a sign on his back that reads: "I helped to Build Pikes Peak Rail Co., " as well as a dynamite box, a metal can,...
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    • Green Mtn. Dam, loading rock

    • Construction workers with overalls and hats pose near a crate of dynamite labeled: "Hercules Powder" and a boulder at the Green Mountain Dam site in Summit County, Colorado.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]
    • W.P.C.D. powder car

    • A worker holds sticks of dynamite removed from a cart containing explosives at the West Portal of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel (Continental Divide Tunnel) of the Colorado Big Thompson project in Grand County, Colorado. The man wears work overalls and a...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / loading Pioneer Bore

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; sticks of dynamite are in holes, and water covers the floor.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / taking powder into tunnels - Pioneer

    • A man carries a dynamite crate into a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; drainage pipes and rail tracks line the bore.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Clear Creek / wiring heading - Pioneer

    • Men work in a a highway tunnel on Highway 6 in Jefferson County or Clear Creek County, Colorado; they attach fuses to dynamite, and water covers the floor.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • El Paso Livery Stable burning, fire 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) and "A" Streets, consumed in flames and smoke after explosion of stored dynamite at stable during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; billows of black smoke...
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • 1896
    • Alma - Lincoln - Hercules Powder going up skip

    • A man loads dynamite onto a lift at the Alma Lincoln Mine in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County, Colorado; crates read: "Hercules Powder - Hercules Gelamite."
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Plomo mine, San Luis, Colo.

    • Four miners, one pushing a wheelbarrow full of ore, pose near the entrance to the Plomo mine near San Luis, Costilla County, Colorado. A box of dynamite and a hammer are displayed nearby.
    • Davis, O. T.
    • 1894
    • El Paso Livery Stable, the explosion, 1896

    • View towards El Paso Livery Stable, Bennett Avenue between 1st (First) & "A" Streets, as fire causes stored dynamite to explode during second fire on April 29, 1896, Cripple Creek, Colorado; actual blast pictured with roof debris in air, black...
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • 1896
    • Pen riot National Guardsmen

    • Wheel-mounted artillery from the National Guard firing range in Golden is on a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to roust the ringleaders. Men stand on the...
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    • 1929
    • Preparing to dynamite D. & R.G. Bridge from sands in river bed

    • Men sit on the edge of an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad bridge, or stand on flood debris beside a submerged Denver and Rio Grande Railroad bridge in the Arkansas River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Shows a pile driver, ropes and...
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    • 1921 June
    • Men in tunnel with tools

    • Men pose at a tunnel, probably part of the Gunnison Tunnel Project in Montrose County, Colorado. Men wear suits or overalls, wide-brimmed hats, caps, and work boots. A box of dynamite sticks is on the ground in the tunnel. Tools are lean against...
    • McKee, Thomas Michael, 1854-1939.
    • [between 1905 and 1909?]

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